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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.



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Internet Arcade
May 30, 2020 Williams
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INSTRUCTIONS Joust is a platforming game where the player controls a yellow knight riding a flying ostrich or stork, from a third-person perspective. Using the two-way directional joystick and the button for flapping the ostrich's wings, the player flies the knight amidst the floating rock platforms and above pools of lava; when maneuvering off the screen to either side, the player will continue its path reappearing from the opposite side. The rate at which the player repeatedly presses the...
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May 24, 2020 Williams
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Defender is an arcade video game developed and released by Williams Electronics in February 1981. A shooting game featuring two-dimensional (2D) graphics, the game is set on a fictional planet where the player must defeat waves of invading aliens while protecting astronauts. Development was led by Eugene Jarvis, a pinball programmer at Williams; Defender was Jarvis' first video game project and drew inspiration from Space Invaders and Asteroids. Williams planned to display the game at the...
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May 15, 2020 Cave (Capcom license)
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Progear (USA 010117) by Cave (Capcom license) (2001) Developed by CAVE Co., Ltd. Released 2001 Platform Arcade Published by Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Progear is a 2D horizontal scrolling arcade shooter. It's Cave's only side scrolling shmup until Deathsmiles in 2007 . The game basically follows the bullet hell style - many bullets to dodge and enemies to kill, plus very big bosses at the end of each level. A player can choose out...
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Internet Arcade
May 13, 2020 Konami
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The Simpsons (4 Players World set 1) by Konami (1991) Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released 1991 Also For Commodore 64, DOS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Published by Konami, Inc. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description Waylon Smithers has just stolen a diamond from Springfield Jewelers for Mr. Burns. While trying to make a getaway, he crashes into Homer, which knocks the diamond out of his hand....
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Internet Arcade
May 5, 2020 Bootleg
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Crazy Kong (クレイジーコング Kureijī Kongu?) is an arcade game created by Falcon, released in 1981 and is similar to Nintendo's Donkey Kong. Although commonly mistaken as a bootleg version, the game is officially licensed for non-US markets[1] and is based on different hardware. The game retains all of the gameplay elements of Donkey Kong, but has all of the graphics redrawn and re-colorized. Crazy Kong is also known as Congorilla, Crazy Kong Part II, and Monkey Donkey. There are two...
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Internet Arcade
May 4, 2020 Capcom
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Alien vs. Predator (Euro 940520) by Capcom (1994) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released May 20, 1994 Platform Arcade Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Alien vs. Predator is a 2D side scrolling beat'em up based on the Alien and Predator film franchises. Up to three players can pick from four characters to kill alien hordes and human enemies: there are two cybernetically...
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Internet Arcade
May 3, 2020 Sega
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Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program, and released by Sega in 1983. It is a vector game, with both a two-dimensional display and a three-dimensional first-person perspective. The player controls the Starship Enterprise, and must defend sectors from invading Klingon ships. The game was presented in two styles of cabinets: an upright standup, and a sit-down/semi-enclosed deluxe cabinet with the...
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Internet Arcade
May 3, 2020 I.G.R.
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Harem by I.G.R. (1983)
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Internet Arcade
Apr 30, 2020
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Developed by SNK Corporation Released Jun, 1989 Also For PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / Aviation Genre Action Setting Fantasy Visual 2D scrolling Description Ships are disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. Two planes are sent to an unexplored island, the so named "Hell Island", to investigate the disappearances. They discover an land forgotten by time, filled with hundreds of hostile dinosaurs. The player's plane in...
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Internet Arcade
Apr 30, 2020 Sega
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Internet Arcade
Apr 27, 2020 RamTek
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Internet Arcade
Apr 27, 2020 SNK
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World Wars (World?) by SNK (1987)
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Internet Arcade
Apr 18, 2020 Atari Games
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S.T.U.N. Runner (rev 6) by Atari Games (1989) Developed by Atari Games Corporation Released 1989 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Lynx, ZX Spectrum Published by Atari Games Corporation Perspective Behind view Genre Racing / Driving Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description It's 2492 and you must pilot your Sub-Terranean Underground Network (S.T.U.N.) craft at speeds over 900 miles per hour through a series of courses to retain your title as S.T.U.N....
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Internet Arcade
Apr 18, 2020 Coastal Amusements
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ChuckECheese's Match Game by Coastal Amusements (1993)
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Internet Arcade
Apr 17, 2020 U.S. Games
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Super Ten V8.3 by U.S. Games (1988)
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Internet Arcade
Apr 15, 2020 SNK
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The King of Fighters 2000 (NGM-2570 ~ NGH-2570) by SNK (2000) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Jul 26, 2000 Also For Browser, Dreamcast, Linux, Macintosh, Neo Geo, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade, Fighting, Martial Arts Genre Action Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description The final King of Fighters game released by SNK in its original state, The King of Fighters 2000...
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Internet Arcade
Apr 15, 2020 SNK
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The King of Fighters '94 (NGM-055 ~ NGH-055) by SNK (1994) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Aug 25, 1994 Also For Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, Wii, Windows, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description This is the first game of the series that conquered legions of fighter fans from all over the world. The King of Fighters '94 joins...
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Apr 15, 2020 SNK
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The King of Fighters '96 (NGM-214) by SNK (1996) Developed by SNK Corporation Released Jul 30, 1996 Also For Game Boy, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA Saturn, Wii, Windows Apps, Xbox One Published by SNK Corporation Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Genre Action Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description "Violent fighting to come again!" SNK's flagship series returns for another year. Many of the...
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Internet Arcade
Apr 9, 2020 hack (Two-Bit Score)
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Super ABC (Pac-Man multigame kit Sep. 03 1999) by hack (Two-Bit Score) (1999)
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Apr 9, 2020
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Wheel of Fortune is an adaption of the long-running television gameshow by Gametek, released in 1989.
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Topic: Gametek
Internet Arcade
Apr 1, 2020 Exidy
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Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. The goal of Venture is to collect treasure from a dungeon. The player, named Winky, is equipped with a bow and arrow and explores a dungeon with rooms and hallways. The hallways are patrolled by large, tentacled monsters (the "Hallmonsters", according to Exidy) who cannot be injured, killed, or stopped in any way. Once in a room, the player may kill monsters, avoid traps and gather treasures. If they stay in any room too long, a Hallmonster will...
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Internet Arcade
Mar 21, 2020 Ryan Holtz and MAME Development Team
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This item is a demonstration of CRT (Cathode Ray Tube)-like effects using options in the MAME emulator (and therefore this Javascript port) to simulate a variety of flaws and characteristics of vintage monitors that arcade games were displayed on when on their original hardware. It is highly suggested you switch to fullscreen mode (available in Firefox and Chrome) to see the subtle effects as clearly as possible. Primarily the work of Ryan Holtz / MooglyGuy of the MAME Development team (using...
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Topics: CRT, HLSL
Internet Arcade
Mar 18, 2020 Atari Games
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Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed hack and slash 1985 arcade game by Atari Games. Released in October 1985, Atari ultimately sold a total of 7,848 Gauntlet video game arcade cabinets. It is noted as being one of the first multi-player dungeon crawl arcade games. Originally called Dungeons, the game was conceived by Atari game designer Ed Logg, who claimed inspiration from his son's interest in the paper-based game Dungeons & Dragons and from his own interest in 1983's Atari 800 home computer...
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Internet Arcade
Mar 11, 2020 Video Games GmbH
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Mar 5, 2020 Sega
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Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round. The goal of the game is to shoot at targets, while carefully avoiding running out of bullets. Three rows of targets scroll across the screen in alternating directions; these include rabbits, ducks, owls, and bonus items. If a duck target crosses the bottom row without being shot, it will come to life and begin flying down toward the player. Any ducks that...
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Internet Arcade
Mar 2, 2020 Taito Corporation
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Internet Arcade
Feb 21, 2020 Taito America Corporation
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Zoo Keeper is an arcade game created by Taito America and released in 1982. The player controls Zeke, a zookeeper, whose girlfriend Zelda has been kidnapped by a malicious monkey. To distract Zeke, the monkey has unlocked the cages in the zoo, allowing the animals to escape. The player runs, jumps, builds walls, and collects bonus items in an effort to recapture and contain the animals before finally rescuing Zelda. Gameplay Zoo Keeper has three different types of stages. In the zoo stage, Zeke...
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Internet Arcade
Feb 11, 2020 Pacific Novelty
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Internet Arcade
Feb 7, 2020 Namco
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Galaga '88 by Namco (1987) Developed by Namco Limited Released Dec, 1987 Also For Game Gear, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-16, Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Galaga '88 takes the basic gameplay of Galaga and adds higher-quality graphics, triple ship abilities, parsec progression, power-ups, asteroids, bosses and other enhancements. Periodically the player encounters...
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Jan 26, 2020 Stern Electronics
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Berzerk is a multi-directional shooter video arcade game, released in 1980 by Stern Electronics of Chicago. The player controls a green stick man. Using a joystick and a firing button that activates a laser-like weapon, the player navigates a simple maze filled with many robots, who fire lasers back at the player character. A player can be killed by being shot, by running into a robot or an exploding robot, coming into contact with the electrified walls of the maze itself, or by being touched...
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Topics: arcade, stern, stern electronics, maze, shooter, speech, Berzerk Franchise
Internet Arcade
Jan 26, 2020 Gremlin
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Eliminator was a multi-directional shooter space combat game, created and released by Sega of Japan in 1981. This space shooter game, which was similar to the monochrome Star Castle, was notable for its color vector graphics, and for allowing cooperative as well as competitive multiplayer gameplay. It is also the only four-player vector game ever made. Players pilot a space ship around the playfield (space) and must destroy alien drones. The ultimate goal is to evade and destroy the Eliminator,...
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Internet Arcade
Jan 24, 2020 Capcom
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Street Fighter Alpha 2 (Euro 960229) by Capcom (1996) Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released Feb 27, 1996 Also For New Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, SEGA Saturn, SNES, Wii, Wii U, Windows Published by Capcom Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Gameplay Fighting Genre Action Art Anime / Manga Visual 2D scrolling Description Another Street Fighter sequel (this time for Street Fighter Alpha) adds even more to the classic fighting series. New characters in this version include...
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Jan 22, 2020 Sega
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Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981. The player controls a ship (bearing a resemblance to the Battlestar Galactica) which can fire and move left or right. The player must continuously monitor the onscreen temperature and fuel gauges; if the ship overheats, its weapon is disabled, and if it is depleted of fuel, the vessel itself explodes. The player must battle through waves of enemies, which attack with varied formations and flight patterns. When a wave is...
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Internet Arcade
Jan 16, 2020 Crux - Sega
software
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Repulse by Crux - Sega (1985)
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Jan 13, 2020 Olympia (Centuri license)
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You control a gun that shoots at tanks and other enemies. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 Paddle Analog Mouse X Paddle Analog Dec LEFT Paddle Analog Inc RIGHT
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Jan 11, 2020 Taito (Visco license)
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Puzzle De Pon! by Taito (Visco license) (1995) Developed by Visco Corporation Released Nov 27, 1995 Platform Arcade Published by SNK Corporation Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Setting Fantasy Gameplay Tile Matching Puzzle Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description This is the true story of a lowly neophyte who dreamed of becoming somebody someday. Every night would see him looking up to the sky and wondering... "What if I could be up there, doing something...
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Dec 21, 2019 Escape (Sega license)
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Developed by Westone Co., Ltd. Released 1986 Also For Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Game Gear, SEGA Master System, SG-1000, Wii, ZX Spectrum Published by SEGA Enterprises Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Visual 2D scrolling Description Just when things were going great with Tom-Tom and his girlfriend Tanya, some thug of a woodland king had to kidnap her and hide her away, and Tom-Tom doesn't have a clue where. That's why he has to explore deep dark forests, cross endless...
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Dec 19, 2019 Namco
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Developed by GAME STUDIO Inc. Released Apr, 1986 Also For Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Genre Action Gameplay Arcade Description Hopping Mappy is a 2D arcade game, the sequel of Mappy . As the police mouse on a pogo stick, a player moves on checkerboard squares. He must collect prizes in a garden and avoid enemy cats. Each map has eight treasures (in five different types), that Mappy must grab to complete a round. The bonus round occurs every four normal stages. From...
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Dec 19, 2019 Namco
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Pac-Mania by Namco (1987) Developed by Namco Limited Released 1987 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, BREW, Commodore 64, Genesis, J2ME, MSX, NES, SEGA Master System, Sharp X68000, Wii, Zeebo, ZX Spectrum Published by Namco Limited Gameplay Arcade Genre Action Visual Isometric Description Pac-Mania is a variation on the game Pac-Man . You need to guide Pac-Man around a maze and eat all of the dots on the board in order to proceed on to the next round. Numerous, multi-colored...
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Dec 15, 2019 Williams
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Sinistar is an arcade game released by Williams in 1982. It belongs to a class of video games called twitch games. Sinistar was developed by Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger, Noah Falstein, RJ Mical and Richard Witt. The title is also a pun on the word "sinister." The player pilots a lone spacecraft, and must create "Sinibombs" by shooting at drifting planetoids and catching the crystals that are thereby released. Sinibombs are needed to defeat the game boss, Sinistar, an animated...
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Internet Arcade
Dec 11, 2019 Midway
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NBA Jam TE (rev 4.0 03-23-94) by Midway (1994) Developed by Midway Manufacturing Company Released 1994 Also For DOS, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Jaguar, PlayStation, SEGA 32X, SEGA Saturn, SNES Published by Midway Manufacturing Company Sport Basketball Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Arcade Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Interface Direct Control Misc Licensed Description This game lets you play two-on-two arcade basketball with players from all the NBA teams. Gameplay is fast and...
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Nov 27, 2019
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Internet Arcade
Nov 27, 2019
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R-Type II (アール・タイプ II Āru Taipu tsu) is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Irem in 1989. It is the second game in the R-Type series. The game is the sequel to R-Type, which was first released as an arcade game in 1987 and profoundly influenced later shooting games with its charge shots, unique weaponry, and grotesque enemies. Hudson Soft ported the later 4 levels of the original R-Type to the PC Engine with the title R-Type II, but the Hudson...
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Topic: Irem
Internet Arcade
Nov 24, 2019 Universal
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Mr. Do's Wild Ride is the third game in Universal's Mr. Do! arcade series, although it was originally titled Go! Go! Coaster and did not involve Mr. Do!. Mr. Do!'s Wild Ride, was released in 1984. Gameplay Mr. Do!'s scenario is a roller coaster, and the object is to reach the top. As the cars (and eventually other objects) speed around the track, you must escape by using a super speed button, or by climbing up small ladders scattered about the track. Two icons at the end of the level range from...
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Nov 24, 2019 Sanritsu / Sega
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Bank Panic is an arcade game developed by Sanritsu and manufactured by Sega in 1984. West Bank is a clone of the game, released on several platforms. Game description The player assumes the part of an Old West sheriff who must protect a bank and its customers from masked robbers. The layout of the bank is implicitly a circle with twelve numbered doors and the player in the center. The player can rotate to the left or right and view three doors at a time. The doors will open to reveal a customer...
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Nov 21, 2019 Kaneko
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B.Rap Boys (World) by Kaneko (1992) Developed by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Released 1992 Platform Arcade Published by Kaneko Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description B.Rap Boys is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either a roller skater, skateboarder or mountain biker. You take on a challenge to determine who is the ultimate warrior. The game is similar to DJ Boy . You fight various different types of...
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Nov 21, 2019 Zaccaria
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Game Introduction "Hi there. I'm Jack Rabbit. I love carrots, and I'm very hungry." Jack Rabbit needs to collect carrots while avoiding pits, snakes, obstacles, and the two weasels looking for dinner you. Succeed through three stages and Jack will congratulate you. "We sure showed them, partner." Jack Rabbit is played through three different stages. The first stage is outside Jack's house. Here, the object is to collect all the carrots while avoiding pits, bombs, and the...
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Nov 20, 2019 Zilec Electronics
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Description A vertical space battle game where the player controls a ship at the bottom of the screen and fires at various enemy ships, alien creatures and even the mother ship. Game Play After the mother ship is hit four times a refueling ship comes across the screen that you must thrust up and dock with. You have to avoid all the "stars" while doing so and hit precisely at the docking point. You only get one chance at the passing refueling ship. The game then goes back to the first...
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Nov 19, 2019 Sega
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Nov 8, 2019 Universal
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You fly over mountain tops and through caves dodging enemy space ships and missiles fired from the ground. Cosmic Avenger is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Universal. Legacy Cosmic Avenger was ported to the ColecoVision video game console. Wes Hupp holds the official record for this game with 117,290 points on November 17, 1982. Reception Mark Bussler from Classic Game Room notes that Cosmic Avenger is the first continuous horizontal side-scrolling space shooter (though it is...
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Nov 2, 2019 Irem (Williams license)
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Moon Patrol (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru) is an arcade game by Irem that was first released in 1982. It was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. Moon Patrol was an early side-scrolling shooter and is widely credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games (though one article in Games Radar argues that the graphics in the 1980 game Defender would count). The player takes the role of a Luna City police officer assigned to Sector...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Turtles in Time (4 Players ver UAA) by Konami (1991) Developed by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Released Mar, 1991 Also For SNES Published by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. Misc Licensed Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Beat 'em up / Brawler, Martial Arts Visual 2D scrolling Description Doesn't this Shredder dude ever take a break? Now he's gone and "kidnapped" the Statue of Liberty itself, and just as the Ninja Turtles were about to kick his butt, he...
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Oct 31, 2019 Konami
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X-Men (4 Players ver UBB) by Konami (1992) Developed by Konami Co., Ltd. Released Feb 12, 1992 Also For Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Published by Konami Co., Ltd. Perspective Side view Genre Action Misc Licensed Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler, Platform Description X-Men is a 1992 arcade game by Konami . It brings six of the famed mutants together in a battle to stop the master of magnetism, Magneto, from taking over the world once and for all, while saving the life of...
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Oct 26, 2019 Game-A-Tron
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Oct 18, 2019 Midway
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Gorf is an arcade game released in 1981 by Midway Mfg., whose name was advertised as an acronym for "Galactic Orbiting Robot Force". It is a multiple-mission fixed shooter with five distinct modes of play, essentially making it five games in one. It is well known for its use of synthesized speech, a new feature at the time. The player controls a spaceship that can move left, right, up and down around the lower third of the screen. The ship can fire a single shot (called a "quark...
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Oct 16, 2019 Namco
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Developed by Namco Limited Released Apr, 1988 Also For Wii Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade Description In Assault , the player's homeland is invaded by aliens. The next course of action is clear: manning a tank and blasting them away! The goal of each of the eleven levels is to reach the end (occupied by a fortress) and killing the opposition while avoid being hit by their projectiles - at first the player...
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Oct 15, 2019 Universal
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INSTRUCTIONS The object of Mr. Do! is to score as many points as possible by digging tunnels through the ground and collecting cherries. The title character, Mr. Do (a circus clown), is constantly chased by red monsters resembling small dinosaurs, and the player loses a life if Mr. Do is caught by one. The game is over when the last life is lost. Cherries are distributed throughout the level in groups of eight. 500 bonus points are awarded if Mr. Do collects eight cherries in a row without...
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Oct 14, 2019 Namco
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Splatter House (World new version (SH3)) by Namco (1988) Developed by Namco Limited Released Nov, 1988 Also For BlackBerry, FM Towns, iPhone, TurboGrafx-16, Wii, Windows Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Narrative Horror Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Beat 'em up / Brawler Visual 2D scrolling Description Splatterhouse is the first game in the series, but only the second game to appear on a home console (after Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti on the NES), which was later continued...
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Oct 5, 2019 Nihon System
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favorite 5
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Oct 3, 2019 Universal (ADP Automaten license)
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Controls: Press 5 to insert coins, 1 or 2 to start a 1/2 player game. Move the man with the arrow keys, us CTRL repeatedly to dig a hole, and ALT repeatedly to cover a hole (that has a creature in it). Please note: These controls are difficult to learn, initially. Space Panic is a 1980 arcade game designed by Universal, which Chris Crawford calls the first ever platform game, as it pre-dates Nintendo's Donkey Kong (from 1981) which is often cited as the original platform game. Space Panic lacks...
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Oct 1, 2019 Namco
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Developed by Namco Limited Released 1981 Also For BREW, FM-7, J2ME, Sharp X1, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360 Published by Namco Limited Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Description New Rally-X is a sequel to Rally-X . The player controls a blue racing car in a maze using a top-down perspective. While avoiding red enemy cars and rocks in Pac-Man fashion, there are flags to collect in each stage, with an increasing number of points per flag as a reward. When chased, the...
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Sep 26, 2019 Namco
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Rolling Thunder (rev 3) by Namco (1986) Developed by Namco Limited Released Dec, 1986 Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, NES, Wii, ZX Spectrum Published by Namco Limited Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Visual 2D scrolling Description Rolling Thunder is the world's most powerful secret police force and you are its best agent. Your mission is to stop an underground conspiracy to conquer the world and to save agent Leila, who has been...
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Sep 19, 2019 Gottlieb
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Q*bert /ˈkjuːbərt/ is an arcade video game developed and published by Gottlieb in 1982. It is a 2D action game with puzzle elements that uses "isometric" graphics to create a pseudo-3D effect, and serves as a precursor to the isometric platformer genre. The object is to change the color of every cube in a pyramid by making the on-screen character hop on top of the cube while avoiding obstacles and enemies. Players use a joystick to control the character. The game was conceived by...
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Sep 16, 2019 Gottlieb (Taitel license)
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Developed by D. Gottlieb & Co. Released 1983 Platform Arcade Published by D. Gottlieb & Co. Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A space shooter with a twist: instead of the usual fare of invading aliens or hostile ships, you face off against actual planets, complete with projectile moons and a chip on their shoulder. As each attack wave begins, the pissed-off celestial bodies zoom in from afar,...
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Sep 16, 2019 Taiyo (Taito license)
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1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 Service 1 8 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P1 Button 2 LALT or Mouse B3 P1 Button 3 SPACE or Mouse B2 P1 Button 4 LSHIFT P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A P2 Button 2 S P2 Button 3 Q P2 Button 4 W
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Aug 25, 2019 TAD Corporation
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Blood Bros. (World?) by TAD Corporation (1990) Developed by Tad Corporation Released 1990 Platform Arcade Published by Tecmo, Ltd. Perspective Behind view Genre Action Setting Western Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Blood Bros. is a wild west themed shooter, similar to Cabal . Up to two players control either a cowboy or a native American, shooting their way through the fictional Dodge City. Enemies come in the form of cowboys and native Americans, either on foot or on horseback. Players...
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Aug 25, 2019 Atari Games
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Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom is a 1985 action arcade game developed and published by Atari Games, based on the 1984 film of the same name, the second film in the Indiana Jones franchise. It is also the first Atari System 1 arcade game to include digitized speech, including voice clips of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones and Amrish Puri as Mola Ram, as well as John Williams' music from the film. Gameplay The player assumes the role of Indiana Jones as he infiltrates the lair of the evil...
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Aug 18, 2019 Amstar
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Phoenix is an outer space-themed, fixed shooter similar to Taito's Space Invaders. It was developed by Amstar Electronics (which was located in Phoenix, Arizona) in 1980, and released by Centuri in the United States and by Taito in Japan. The Phoenix mothership is one of the first video arcade game bosses to be presented as a separate challenge. This was before the term boss was coined. The player controls a spaceship that moves horizontally at the bottom of the screen, firing upward. Enemies,...
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Aug 5, 2019 General Computer Corporation (Atari license)
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Food Fight (also styled as Charley Chuck's Food Fight) is an arcade game released by Atari in 1983. The player guides young Charley Chuck, who is trying to eat an ice cream cone before it melts, while avoiding four chefs bent on stopping him. In Food Fight, the player controls a young boy named Charley Chuck. The object of the game is to eat an ice cream cone located on the opposite side of an open playfield. The ice cream is slowly melting, and must be consumed before it melts completely....
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Aug 2, 2019 Universal
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Lady Bug is an insect-themed maze chase arcade game produced by Universal Games and released in 1981. Its gameplay was inspired by Pac-Man but with several additions to the formula, such as the ability to alter the layout of the maze through gate-shifting. The goal of Lady Bug is to eat all "flowers", hearts and letters in the maze while avoiding other insects. The player is represented by a red, yellow, and green character resembling a ladybug while the enemy insects' appearance...
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Aug 2, 2019 Gaelco
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Xor World (prototype) by Gaelco (1990)
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Jul 17, 2019 Century Electronics
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Collect bananas while avoiding monsters; a cross between Pac-Man and Donkey Kong Junior. The game contains some voice simulation. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A
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Jul 16, 2019 Bally Midway
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Discs of Tron is the second arcade game based on 1982 Disney film Tron. Description While the first Tron arcade game had several mini-games (Gridbugs, Light Cycles, entering the MCP cone and Digital tanks), Discs of Tron is inspired by the Jai alai sequence in the original 1982 film in which Kevin Flynn is forced to play against Crom, leading to Crom being "derezzed" by Sark. Tron is also introduced later, as Flynn witnesses him competing against (and defeating) four of the MCP's...
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Jul 15, 2019 Atari Games
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Blasteroids is one of the sequels to the original 1979 shoot 'em up video game Asteroids. It was developed by Atari Games (which later became Midway Games West) and released as a coin-operated game in 1987, and in 1989 by Image Works for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64/128, MSX, MS-DOS PC, and ZX Spectrum. The gameplay for the game is basically the same as for the original; the player (or players in case of a 2-player game) controls a spaceship viewed from "above" in a 2D...
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Jun 23, 2019 Sega
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You control a tank that shoots at airplanes. 1 Player Start 1 2 Players Start 2 Coin 1 5 Coin 2 6 P1 Up UP P1 Down DOWN P1 Left LEFT P1 Right RIGHT P1 Button 1 LCONTROL or Mouse B1 P1 Button 2 LALT or Mouse B3 P2 Up R P2 Down F P2 Left D P2 Right G P2 Button 1 A P2 Button 2 S
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